The Uttar Pradesh government has announced the New Electric Vehicle Manufacturing and Mobility Policy, 2022, to promote faster adoption of clean mobility solutions and create a conducive ecosystem for EVs in the state.
The Government of Uttar Pradesh in October 2022, notified the Uttar Pradesh Green Hydrogen Policy to promote growth and employment in the state while prioritising decarbonisation and the state’s contribution to India’s climate goals. The policy shall promote green hydrogen/ammonia production, market creation, and demand aggregation.
The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet cleared the bio-energy policy in an attempt to attract big-ticket investments and increase agriculture income in the state. The policy aims at supporting and promoting production of compressed bio-gas, bio-coal, ethanol and bio-diesel in the state.
The State Government shall on the commencement of the Uttar Pradesh Contingency Fund (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 withdraw a further sum of six hundred crore of rupees out of Consolidated Fund of the State and place the same to the credit of the Fund.
The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has approved the Solar Energy Policy, 2017, under which the state aims to achieve 10,700 MW of solar power capacity by 2022, which could help reduce 13.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.
The Industrial Investment & Employment Promotion Policy of Uttar Pradesh 2017 will strive to leverage the inherent strengths of the state while developing new ones and tackling its underlying weaknesses considering the economic dynamics at play at the Indian, Asian and the Global level.
The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has adopted the draft Solar Power Policy 2017 to ensure advancement towards both economic and environmental objectives, including the state target of 8% solar renewable purchase obligation by 2022.